Compass-drawn designs are among the most common of all graffiti motifs recorded in English medieval churches. Many of these are believed to have acted as ritual protection markings – to ward off the 'evil eye'. Various ancient churches in East Anglia.
A recreation of what the home of Stephen Hopkins, my 12th great grandfather, looked like. Stephen Hopkins, a non-Separatist & businessman from Hampshire, arrived in Plymouth with his family on the Mayflower in 1620. He is the only one among the Plymouth settlers who had been to America before. He was one of the few Mayflower passengers to remain in the town of Plymouth, serving as Assistant Governor.